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New York patient ‘unlikely to have Ebola,’ Health Department says
Washington Post ^ | 08/04/2014 | By Elahe Izadi

Posted on 08/04/2014 7:09:01 PM PDT by SeekAndFind

A man who was tested for Ebola at New York’s Mount Sinai Hospital on Monday is “unlikely” to have the virus, the city’s health department said.

“After consultation with CDC and Mount Sinai, the Health Department has concluded that the patient is unlikely to have Ebola,” the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene said in a statement early Monday evening. “Specimens are being tested for common causes of illness and to definitively exclude Ebola.”

The male patient had come to the hospital’s emergency room early Monday morning with a high fever and gastrointestinal problems, according to the hospital. The man had recently visited a West African country where Ebola has been reported, the hospital said; he was “placed in strict isolation” and screened for the virus.

“All necessary steps are being taken to ensure the safety of all patients, visitors and staff,” the hospital said in a statement Monday afternoon. “We will continue to work closely with federal, state and city health officials to address and monitor this case, keep the community informed and provide the best quality care to all of our patients.”

(Excerpt) Read more at washingtonpost.com ...


TOPICS: Front Page News; Government; US: New York
KEYWORDS: ebola; newyork; virus

1 posted on 08/04/2014 7:09:01 PM PDT by SeekAndFind
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To: SeekAndFind

Unlikely makes me feel real good.


2 posted on 08/04/2014 7:09:52 PM PDT by DManA (mes)
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To: DManA

Yes, Unlikely is not a good sign.


3 posted on 08/04/2014 7:12:40 PM PDT by Red_Devil 232 ((VietVet - USMC All Ready On The Right? All Ready On The Left? All Ready On The Firing Line!))
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To: SeekAndFind

“A man who was tested for Ebola at New York’s Mount Sinai Hospital on Monday is “unlikely” to have the virus, the city’s health department said. “

Said the government bureaucrat.


4 posted on 08/04/2014 7:15:07 PM PDT by headstamp 2
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To: Red_Devil 232

Is the report coming from the ER nurses or the government? It makes a big difference...


5 posted on 08/04/2014 7:15:34 PM PDT by jsanders2001
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To: SeekAndFind

.44 mag pointed at your head “unlikely” to be on loaded chamber.


6 posted on 08/04/2014 7:17:16 PM PDT by CrazyIvan (I lost my phased plasma rifle in a tragic hovercraft accident.)
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Time to start shopping for NBC stuff when the government says the word “UNLIKELY”.


7 posted on 08/04/2014 7:18:56 PM PDT by InsidiousMongo
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To: InsidiousMongo

Ha! Otherwise.....it’s “unexpectedly”.


8 posted on 08/04/2014 7:20:59 PM PDT by RushIsMyTeddyBear (Illegals Are Getting Flat Screet TV's....NOT TB Screenings!)
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To: SeekAndFind
A man who was tested for Ebola at New York’s Mount Sinai Hospital on Monday is “unlikely” to have the virus, said the city’s health department and the great seer, soothsayer, and sage, Carnac the Magnificent.

Crap, there is no need to have any tests because it's "unlikely" that the man may have Ebola. It would have been nice if they gave us facts why the city's health department deems it "unlikely".

9 posted on 08/04/2014 7:25:55 PM PDT by Chgogal (Obama "hung the SEALs out to dry, basically exposed them like a set of dog balls..." CMH)
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To: SeekAndFind
They quickly added also that "If you like your doctor, you can keep your doctor".
10 posted on 08/04/2014 7:33:43 PM PDT by The Duke ("Forgiveness is between them and God, it's my job to arrange the meeting.")
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To: SeekAndFind

I wonder if he was coming to attend the African leaders conference?


11 posted on 08/04/2014 7:37:25 PM PDT by DocRock (All they that TAKE the sword shall perish with the sword. Matthew 26:52 Gun grabbers beware.)
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To: SeekAndFind

Will a final diagnosis be forthcoming?


12 posted on 08/04/2014 7:39:20 PM PDT by 353FMG
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To: 353FMG

Will a final diagnosis be forthcoming?

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It will ..... one way, or another.


13 posted on 08/04/2014 8:09:19 PM PDT by Qiviut ( One of the most delightful things about a garden is the anticipation it provides. (W.E. Johns)
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To: 353FMG

According to Drudge, he’s been tested....nothing so far on the results.


14 posted on 08/04/2014 8:09:32 PM PDT by Girlene (Hey NSA!)
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To: SeekAndFind

The male patient had come to the hospital’s emergency room early Monday morning with a high fever and gastrointestinal problems

I guess the monkey brains didn’t agree with him...


15 posted on 08/04/2014 8:36:31 PM PDT by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: Girlene
According to Drudge, he’s been tested....nothing so far on the results.

Ah yes. Newspeak. When the news speaks for itself. If they do not tell you the results, it is unlikely that he has Ebola.

16 posted on 08/04/2014 8:37:47 PM PDT by justa-hairyape (The user name is sarcastic. Although at times it may not appear that way.)
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To: SeekAndFind

As Mrs Montag says: “Like they would tell you if it was”.


17 posted on 08/04/2014 9:26:44 PM PDT by montag813
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To: 353FMG

It will take 1-2 days for the results to come back. Evidently, there have been six (or so) cases recently where an individual has returned here from an Ebola-stricken West African country with symptoms consistent with Ebola, but none of them had Ebola.


18 posted on 08/04/2014 10:16:38 PM PDT by BuckeyeTexan (There are those that break and bend. I'm the other kind. ~Steve Earle)
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To: SeekAndFind
"A man who was tested for Ebola at New York’s Mount Sinai Hospital on Monday is “unlikely” to have the virus,..."

There were no test results at the time of release of the article, so he wasn't "tested" at that time. 24-48 hours required for results from the time samples were taken from him.


19 posted on 08/04/2014 11:14:08 PM PDT by familyop (We Baby Boomers are croaking in an avalanche of corruption smelled around the planet.)
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To: 2ndreconmarine; Fitzcarraldo; Covenantor; Mother Abigail; EBH; Dog Gone; ...

Ping...


20 posted on 08/05/2014 1:33:41 AM PDT by Smokin' Joe (How often God must weep at humans' folly. Stand fast. God knows what He is doing.)
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To: SeekAndFind

Very comforting to a city of millions..tightly packed in close proximity to one another....what could go wrong?


21 posted on 08/05/2014 1:37:34 AM PDT by antceecee (Bless us Lord, forgive us our sins and bring us to everlasting life.)
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To: BuckeyeTexan


It will take 1-2 days for the results to come back. Evidently, there have been six (or so) cases recently where an individual has returned here from an Ebola-stricken West African country with symptoms consistent with Ebola, but none of them had Ebola. “

Considering that False Negatives seems common, do we know about these ‘none who had Ebola’ : were they tested a second time for Ebola, and was what they did actually have confirmed ?


22 posted on 08/05/2014 1:54:17 AM PDT by PraiseTheLord (have you seen the fema camps, shackle box cars, thousands of guillotines, stacks of coffins ~)
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To: antceecee
"An Ebola vaccine “would be very helpful,” he said, but it won’t exist anytime soon. Still, he added, health workers can find and isolate patients, trace the contacts they’ve made and encourage safe burial practices for those who fall ill."

CDC: U.S. can't seal borders to stop Ebola

23 posted on 08/05/2014 2:06:03 AM PDT by Karl Spooner
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To: SeekAndFind

Can we believe anything told us by the government without independent verification? Would they suppress any report of Ebola loose in the population, if they could? For that matter, how many disease reports from the illegal alien processing facilities are already being suppressed so they can transport the vectors all over the US?


24 posted on 08/05/2014 3:08:07 AM PDT by Truth29
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To: Truth29

DON'T TRUST, VERIFY


25 posted on 08/05/2014 5:29:01 AM PDT by SeekAndFind (If at first you don't succeed, put it out for beta test.)
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To: BuckeyeTexan

What ever happened to the rapid response tests they’re using in W. Africa?


26 posted on 08/05/2014 7:01:22 AM PDT by Raebie
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To: Chgogal
Crap, there is no need to have any tests because it's "unlikely" that the man may have Ebola. It would have been nice if they gave us facts why the city's health department deems it "unlikely".

Who needs facts when there is consensus among pundits?

27 posted on 08/05/2014 7:12:50 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (CNN suppressed news to maintain their Baghdad bureau under Saddam; they just did the same for Hamas.)
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To: PraiseTheLord

I have no idea.


28 posted on 08/05/2014 8:13:05 AM PDT by BuckeyeTexan (There are those that break and bend. I'm the other kind. ~Steve Earle)
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To: PraiseTheLord

I have no idea.


29 posted on 08/05/2014 8:15:37 AM PDT by BuckeyeTexan (There are those that break and bend. I'm the other kind. ~Steve Earle)
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To: Truth29
Would they suppress any report of Ebola loose in the population, if they could?

Of course - to prevent panic.

30 posted on 08/05/2014 8:30:20 AM PDT by BuckeyeTexan (There are those that break and bend. I'm the other kind. ~Steve Earle)
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To: Raebie

If I had to guess, I would say those tests are not readily available in the US because we don’t have Ebola outbreaks. It’s a good question.


31 posted on 08/05/2014 8:34:54 AM PDT by BuckeyeTexan (There are those that break and bend. I'm the other kind. ~Steve Earle)
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